Minnesota Whitewater, Vermillion River
From Beginner Whitewater to North Shore Creeking
7 Minnesota (have to paddle) Whitewater Rivers
Vermillion River – Minnesota is blessed with 2 Vermillion Rivers. One flows through the city of Hastings, just 30 miles south of St. Paul. At mid to lower levels the river is very playful with surfing at Railroad, S-bend, and Dough-nut. At higher levels get ready to hang on for a wild ride.
The other Vermiion River is in the far North of Minnesota, flowing north into Crane Lake. This is a wilderness river with class III+ whitewater. Table Rock Falls in the middle section and the Gorge in the third section are the highlights of this river. At Buyck, Minnesota turn off county road 23 to access the Middle run of the Northern Vermilion